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    Bongani Mountain Lodge

    Mthethomusha Game Reserve, on the southern border of the Kruger National Park | Off the N4 between Nelspruit and Kaapmuiden, Matsulu 1295, South Africa
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    • Excellent71%
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    “game drives” (56 reviews)
    “the reserve” (19 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 213 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    After waiting a year from booking to arriving at Bongani I can honestly say I wasn’t disappointed. From being picked from Johannesburg airport by an African Safari rep to being dropped off again at the airport the whole trip exceeded expectations. The ride up to...More

    Thank Lynnlynn1
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was our first experience of a safari , and the team st the Bongani Mountail Lodge made it truly memorable. From the first “bone rattling” journey up the track through the many wildlife experiences around the park, this location totally surpassed our expectations. The...More

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    Thank cowleyfreeman
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    An exceptional place if you want peace and quiet in a spectacular location. The drive up to the lodge is an adventure in itself but the staff are outstanding. The drivers on the safaris looked after us and we enjoyed the sundowners. Yes there were...More

    Thank goldens55
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I highly recommend this place. Everything member of the team is extremely profesionnal We were welcome in à very kind way By members of the team and Even By a couple of monkeys 😊 Our room was perfect !!there are Two nice swimming pools and...More

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    Thank angiesol183
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    So comfortable - staff were extremely welcoming and we were very well looked after. Simeon, our guide/driver, was really knowledgeable and took great care of us. Great food in atmospheric settings. Just loved it!More

    Thank Liz B
    Response from Johan M, General Manager at Bongani Mountain LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Liz B Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to post such an amazing review. It is always so rewarding for the team when we receive such positive feedback. I will personally make sure that Simeon sees your review. We...More

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    • $345 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Mpumalanga >
    • Matsulu
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    • Bongani Mountain Hotel Mpumalanga
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    blueandwhitehoops
    September 30, 2017|
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    Response from Tony W | Reviewed this property |
    The food was okay, but nothing special. What was helpful is that when I requested specific dishes, (notably African staples of 'pap and Chakalacka') it was excellent. I would take time to discuss your expectations with the... More
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    September 20, 2017|
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    Response from sugandha k | Reviewed this property |
    South African Rand is what u need as per us safety wasn't an issue at all! For hotel bills cards can do too but if you go out or tip someone u need the local currency
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    dianne1961
    September 11, 2017|
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    Response from lyn684 | Reviewed this property |
    We went in February this year and weather was very warm ... hotter than expected. We only had one evening of rain but there were capes supplied for the Safari jeep ride as it is open top! Definitely suggest a hat that stays... More
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    "There are very cute looking vervet monkeys around the camp, they are very bold and enter the rooms."
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    "Request the front facing rooms for the best views"
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    "Best Veiw in the Mountains"
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    "Some rooms have a good view into the valley. As sample no. 13/14"
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